Message from President and Vice-Chancellor

Dear Colleagues and Students,

I am very pleased to announce the award recipients of the University’s Teaching Excellence Awards this year. The Selection Panel was deeply impressed with the awardees’ dedication to teaching, their tireless and creative efforts to make learning enjoyable and challenging, and the impact that they have made on their students’ learning. Awardees this year fall into three categories of award, viz. Outstanding Teaching Award, Early Career Teaching Award and Teaching Innovation Award.

Outstanding Teaching Award

Dr. Shahla Ali, Department of Law, Faculty of Law
Dr. Alex W.H. Chan, Faculty of Business and Economics
Dr. Rujing Meng, Faculty of Business and Economics
Dr. Gavin W. Porter, Faculty of Science

Early Career Teaching Award

Dr. Kennedy K.H. Chan, Faculty of Education
Mrs. Chan Pun Kit Ling, Faculty of Education
Mr. Kelvin H.F. Kwok, Department of Law, Faculty of Law

Teaching Innovation Award

Dr. Eva N.S. Ng, School of Chinese, Faculty of Arts

The awardees will be honoured at a presentation ceremony on Monday March 26, 2018. Please join that event if you can.

I would like to thank our external assessor Professor Huang Hoon Chng (Associate Provost (Undergraduate Education) of the National University of Singapore) for providing us with expert advice in situ during the final selection process. I would also like to thank the other Panel members, Professor Ian Holliday, Professor Grahame Bilbow, Professor David Carless and Mr. Aaron H.L. Chan (student representative), for their assistance in this important exercise.

Many congratulations to all the awardees – I hope colleagues from across the campus will attend the presentation ceremony!

Professor Peter Mathieson, President
Selection Panel for Teaching Excellence Awards 2017